28 May 2021: Lord John Eatwell on “Piero Sraffa: the Trinity enigma who placed a time bomb under economic theory”

Lord John Eatwell, former Fellow at Trinity and former President of Queens' College Cambridge
Lord John Eatwell, former Fellow at Trinity and former President of Queens' College Cambridge

Lord John Eatwell, former Fellow at Trinity and former President of Queens’ College Cambridge – video discussion on Friday 28 May 2021 at 19:15 (Tokyo time)

All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome

On Friday 28 May 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Lord John Eatwell has very kindly agreed to join us for a video discussion on “Piero Sraffa: the Trinity enigma who placed a time bomb under economic theory”.

Prior registration required until Thursday 27 May, please register using the feedback form at the bottom of this page. All Trinity members, Fellows, students, alumni are very welcome – if you join Trinity in Japan for the first time, please briefly introduce yourself and your connection to Trinity. There is no charge or fee.

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We will upload the recording to the Trinity in Japan Youtube Channel – by participating you agree to the upload of the recording to websites and social media: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_I77ZuU_ce8ZKVdAysPWkA?sub_confirmation=1

The meeting will be fully online via ZOOM on Friday 28 May 2021 as follows (we will have no in-person meeting this time):

  • 7pm (Tokyo time)- event starts
  • 7:15pm – 8:15pm video discussion with Lord John Eatwell on “Piero Sraffa: the Trinity enigma who placed a time bomb under economic theory”
  • 8:15pm – follow-on discussions

If you have questions for the discussion with Lord John, the best will be if you could send me questions before hand by email, so I can moderate the discussion.

About Lord John Eatwell

Lord John Eatwell was Fellow of Trinity College, Lecturer at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Economics and Politics, Professor of Financial Policy at the Cambridge Judge Business School, and President of Queens’ College, Cambridge.

More about Lord Eatwell:

Selected books and publications by Lord Eatwell:

Lord Eatwell on Piero Sraffa

John Eatwell (1984). “Piero Sraffa: Seminal Economic Theorist”, Science and Society, V. 48, N. 2 (Summer): 211-216.

About Piero Sraffa

Selected publications by Piero Sraffa

  • Sraffa, Piero, 1960, Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities: Prelude to a Critique of Economic Theory. Cambridge University Press
  • Sraffa, Piero, “Dr. Hayek on Money and Capital”, The Economic Journal, 1932, 42: 42–53.
  • Sraffa, Piero, 1926, “The Laws of Returns under Competitive Conditions”, Economic Journal, 36(144), pp. 535–550
  • Sraffa, Piero, “The Bank Crisis in Italy”The Economic Journal, 1922, 36 (126) (June), pp. 178-197.

Lord John Eatwell lectures

Why Economists disagree

Girton 150: a lecture on Joan Robinson

Registration and enquiries:

All Trinity members, Fellows and students globally are very welcome to pre-register, and I will send a registration link if there are still places available.

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